Helping educators flourish by turning research into co-created solutions
that transform teaching, learning, and leading
Where We’ve Been
McREL is a non-profit education research and development organization that turns knowledge about what works in education into practical, effective guidance and training for K–12 teachers and education leaders across the U.S. and around the world. Since our founding in 1966, we’ve evolved and expanded, but our core mission remains: to help educators flourish by turning research into co-created solutions that transform teaching, learning, and leading.
Where We’re Going
Our heart and soul have remained true to our mission, and we’re more passionate than ever about helping educators, leaders, and students thrive. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Denver, Colorado, McREL continues its mission as one of the premier providers of research, guidance and contextualized solutions for teaching, learning, and leading that support more equitable student outcomes.
Culture & Benefits
Why it’s cool to work here
At McREL, we think globally and act locally, combining global expertise with local knowledge to co-develop services and solutions with our clients and partners. Using curiosity as our guide, we put our minds to work through research, program evaluation, data analysis, and studying best practices. Our clients are diverse, representing rural, suburban, and urban communities; indigenous, Native American, and First Nation communities; and school systems large and small. We also partner with other education companies and non-profits, particularly with our research and program evaluation services.
McREL provides competitive compensation and benefits, including:
Substantial insurance plan: health, dental, vision, accident, life, disability, and dependent coverage; flexible spending accounts; and an employee assistance program
Retirement plan with generous employer contribution
Time off for work-life balance that includes vacation days, personal days, sick leave, and paid holidays.
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